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Quick & Easy Valentines

I needed to make some cards while in the car recently, so I challenged myself to create a number of...

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Make it Yourself: Paper Ornaments and Garland

Happy Holidays from Goodsmiths! Here’s wishing you a lovely Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The 3-D Paper Ornament from my book,...

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make it yourself: festive paper snowflake garland

What a fun way to welcome winter by decorating with snowflakes! Before this, I couldn’t remember the last time I...

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Design Inspired: Craft Room

The office in my studio apartment is large enough for a long desk, shelf, and most importantly, a pegboard I’ve...

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We’re having a party! Come to Crafternight at Ephemera, presented by Goodsmiths

We’re throwing a party for two fabulous ladies and the craft community in Des Moines! If you’re free on Thursday...

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Quick Cards: Chevron Edition

I have been a big fan of the chevron trend that has popped up in fashion, home decor and crafting...

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Sculptural Paper Lanterns

I’ve realized lately I have a real thing for hanging décor.  I’m obsessed with finding a hanging swing chair for...

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Paper Wall Art

I love the windows at Anthropologie…they are always so whimsical and artistic.  Their designers use found and overlooked items –...

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